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by James Joyce
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Ulysses is a novel by the Irish author James Joyce, first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, in Paris. One of the most important works of Modernist literature, it has been called "a demonstration and summation of the entire movement". Ulysses chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, 16 June 1904 (the day of Joyce's first...
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Topics: James Joyce, Ulysses, Ireland, Dublin, Bloomsday, Leopold Bloom, Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom,...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Joseph Conrad
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Librivox recording of Lord Jim, by Joseph Conrad. Read by Stewart Wills. A classic of early literary modernism, Lord Jim tells the story of a young "simple and sensitive character" who loses his honor in a display of cowardice at sea -- and of his expiation of that sin against his own "shadowy ideal of conduct" on the remote island of Patusan. The novel, written by Conrad for magazine serialization during an intense and chaotic ten months in 1899 and 1900, has, in the words...
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Topics: librivox, lord jim, joseph conrad, conrad, joseph, conrad
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Community Video
by Luchino Visconti
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Synopsis Based on a novel by Thomas Mann, Death in Venice stars Dirk Bogarde as a German composer who is terrified that he has lost all vestiges of humanity. While visiting Venice, Bogarde falls in love with a beautiful young boy (Bjorn Andresen). The relationship is ruined by Bogardeâs obsession with the boyâs youth and physical perfection; the composer realizes that the child represents an ideal that he can never match. The character played by Dirk Bogarde is evidently intended to be Gustav...
Topics: Death in Venice - Morte a Venezia (1971), Luchino Visconti
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Henry James
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LibriVox recording of The Ambassadors by Henry James. Read by Nicholas Clifford Henry James considered The Ambassadors his best, or perhaps his best-wrought, novel. It plays on the great Jamesian theme of Americans abroad, who finds themselves in an older, and some would say richer and more sophisticated, culture that that of the United States. The protagonist is Lambert Strether, a man in his fifties, editor of a small literary magazine in the manufacturing town of Woollett, Massachusetts, who...
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Topics: LibriVox, Audiobook, American Literature
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Open Source Media
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Amitav Ghosh is a novelist, a journalist, a star among postcolonial writers. HeÂs a child of post-Independence India who sees all too clearly the dangers of empire  both in the past, in its indelible effect on present-day India; and in the present, in the Bush AdministrationÂs war in Iraq. US news coverage of India seems to focus on outsourcing and economic globalization; Ghosh is headed back to India, and heÂll show us the full postcolonial Indian reality  the political, religious,...
Topic: Interview
Community Video
by quicksilverscreen
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a passage to india - beautiful old british tv film
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Topic: a passage to india - beautiful old british tv film
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox recording of Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy. Read in English by Bob Neufeld. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented is a novel by Thomas Hardy, first published in 1891. It initially appeared in a censored and serialised version, published by the British illustrated newspaper, The Graphic. Though now considered an important work of English literature, the book received mixed reviews when it first appeared, in part because it challenged the sexual mores...
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Herman Melville
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LibriVox recording of Bartleby, the Scrivener. Read by Bob Neufeld. Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street is a novella by the American novelist Herman Melville (1819–1891). It first appeared anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 editions of Putnam's Magazine, and was reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in 1856. (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, melville, wall street, bartleby
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Richard Dien Winfield
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(Spring 2009) This course is an examination of the Science of Logic, Hegel's attempt to develop a foundation-free, systematic philosophy. The book is discussed in its entirety. G. W. F. Hegel. Science of Logic, trans. A. V. Miller (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1969). Reprinted by Humanities Press International, 1989.
Topics: hegel, science of logic, philosophy, logic, lecture, winfield, system, systematic
Universal Library
by Curzon,George N.; Tarski,Alfred.
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Topics: GEOGRAPHY. BIOGRAPHY. HISTORY, General history, History of History of Asia
American Libraries
by Curzon of Kedleston, George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess, 1859-1925
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Topics: bub_upload, Eastern question (Central Asia)
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=IuxtAAAAMAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
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LibriVox recording of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (version 2) by James Joyce. Read in English by Tadhg A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is Joyce’s semi-autobiographical first novel. It traces the early life of Stephen Dedalus and his inner struggle with the oppression of Irish society and the Catholic church, ending with his awakening as a poet and writer and self-imposed exile from Ireland. “Welcome, O life, I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, dublin, James Joyce, trinity, stephen dedalus, clongowes
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, tr
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California Digital Library
by Pater, Walter, 1839-1894
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Two early French stories. - Pico della Mirandola. - Sandro Botticelli. - Luca della Robbia. - The poetry of Michaelangelo. - Leonardo da Vinci. - The school of Giorgione. - Joachim du Bellay. - Winckelmann. - Conclusion
Topics: Renaissance, Renaissance -- Italy
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by James Joyce
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LibriVox recording of Dubliners, by James Joyce. Read by Tadhg Hynes. Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The stories were written when Irish nationalism was at its peak and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was jolted by various converging ideas and...
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Topics: Joyce, Dublin, the dead, Trinity College, Ireland, short stories, literature, Librivox, audiobook
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text